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“…Timon of Athens is a puzzle. Is it a tragedy? It is the strangest of Shakespeare’s plays.”

Timon of Athens Act Five By Dennis Abrams ————————– Act Five:  The Poet and the Painter head out to the forest in hope of payment, but Timon drives them away. By this time Alcibiades is threatening Athens itself, and two … Continue reading

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“His promises fly so beyond his state/That what he speaks is all in debt, he owes/For every word.”

Timon of Athens Act One By Dennis Abrams —————- MAJOR CHARACTERS Lord Timon of Athens Lords and Senators of Athens Timon’s false friends: Lucius, Lucullus, Sempronius and Ventidus Alcibiades, an Athenian soldier Apemantus, an ill-tempered philosopher Servants of Timon’s various … Continue reading

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